Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020 Scholarship program for young African orphans (Fully Funded to study abroad)

Application Deadline: December 16th 2019

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. We support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to an undergraduate degree). Ashinaga support covers tuition, accommodation, travel costs, and other necessary fees.

Requirements
Applicants must:

Have lost one or both parents;
Have completed secondary school and passed national secondary school examination (technical and vocational degrees not accepted) within the last two years (any date after 1st September 2018, including all of 2018 and 2019) or will have completed secondary school and received final exam results before February 28th, 2020. 
Were born after 1st September, 1998;
Have an outstanding academic performance at high school and were amongst the top students in their class;
Be committed to returning home, or to Sub-Saharan Africa, and contribute to society in Sub-Saharan Africa after graduating from university.
(See the full list of requirements here)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020 Scholarship program

6 COMMENTS

  1. hello. How can be I alerted if there is any scholarship available..i wish to study either Avaition or mechanical engineering .

    Thanks.

  2. i am a current grade 12 learner from namibia. i am completing my grade 12 in october but i do not have hope for next year as both my parents do not work and am the only elder sibling that is in school that they rely on. i am not an orphan but a very vulnerable child, my father who we depend on with his pension fees is very ill and we might lose him. i am really interested in these scholarship as it is my source of hope to fulfill my studies and help my family and community as well. how do i go about and apply to these prestigious institution and am i allowed to apply even if both my parents are still alive.

  3. GOOD DAY MY NAME IS HON COUNCILOR KGAKOLE…I HVE FEW ORPHANS IN MY VILLAGE THAT ARE INTRESTED IN THE PROGRAM,,THEY ARE ORPHANS,,,HOW DO I GO ABOUT THAT TO HELP THEM,,THEY ARE BASED IN A SETTLEMENT CALLED KGOMODITSHABA…my contact numbers are 73948338

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